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Germany - Premium Paid by Employer for Leaving Trade Union is Unlawful
  • Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
  • Germany
  • April 28 2016

Powerful trade unions often are a thorn in the side of employers. But if a company tries to reduce the trade unions’ influence, it may violate the


German Labor Court Allows Review of Employee’s Browsing History
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Germany
  • April 28 2016

European courts continue to clarify the right of employers to review their employees’ emails. As we discussed previously, the European Court of Human


Abgrenzung Selbstständigkeit und Angestelltenverhältnis beim Rackjobbing“
  • Vangard
  • Germany
  • April 28 2016

Die Abgrenzung zwischen Vertragsverhältnissen mit Selbständigen bzw. freien Mitarbeitern und (sozialversicherungspflichtigen) Arbeitsverhältnissen ist


A company’s early retirement scheme does not constitute discrimination under the Equal Treatment Act
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • April 27 2016

The Federal Labour Court (BAG) ruled in March (docket no.: 8 AZR 67714) that a company’s early retirement pension scheme does not violate the German


Global Employment Law - What's New? Spring 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 27 2016

While the European Commission is working towards issuing guidelines on how to apply existing EU legislation to the sharing economy, several countries


Repayment of costs of continuing training
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • April 25 2016

The Higher Labour Court (Landesarbeitsgericht, LAG) Rheinland-Pfalz decided on 3 March 2015 (docket no. 8 Sa 56114) that a repayment clause for costs


Damages for harassment at the workplace
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • April 20 2016

Unfair treatment at the workplace only qualifies as harassment if it based on continuing hostile and discriminatory behavior that follows a purpose


Employer does not need allow strike action on her own premises
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • April 19 2016

On the 7 April the Labour Court (ArbG) Berlin (docket no.: 41 Ca 1502915) prohibited the trade union ver.di from undertaking strike action on the


Freiwilligenprogramme - First come, first serve?
  • Vangard
  • Germany
  • April 14 2016

Dabei sind Freiwilligenprogramme häufig so ausgestaltet, dass nur eine bestimmte Anzahl von Mitarbeitern in dessen Genuss kommen können. Daher


Mass redundancies: Second dismissal requires second notification of the Federal Labour Office
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • April 14 2016

On 20 January 2016 the Federal Labour Court (Bundesarbeitsgericht, BAG) ruled that a notification of the Federal Labour Office (Bundesagentur für